Tuesday 11 September 2012

Late News 10/09 Falmouth: Peregrine and 50+ Swallows pn the north side of the town and 3 Sandwich Terns towards St Mawes. (D Chaney)

Late News 10/09 Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs again from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Spotted Crake showing well from the standing stone at midday at least, also 4 Grey Heron, 7+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 6 Mallard, 2 Teal, 4 ad Moorhen plus 11 young, 11 Buzzard, 2 Wheatear, 2Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, 1+ Cetti’s Warbler and Sedge Warblers.  (D Parker & D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper showing well below the bridge on Black Road, Copperhouse Creek, also 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 4 Dunlin, 15 Redshank and an aberrant plumaged Carrion Crow. (D Parker, L Williams, R Farnes & P Smale)

Pendennis, Falmouth: Large shearwater sp, probably Great Shearwater. (D Chaney)

The Rumps: 300 Manx Shearwater, 1+ Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 12+ Kittiwake, 40-50 Razorbill and Guillemot, c100 Gannet and 2 Peregrine. Also 1 Ocean Sunfish being tended to by a juvenile Herring Gull to remove parasites and 2 Grey Seals. (E Imber)

Marazion: 1 summer plumaged Great Northern Diver in Mounts Bay and a 2w Med Gull on beach. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: Sabine’s Gull, 2 Great Shearwater, 35 Balearic Shearwater, 72 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Long-tailed Skua, 22 Arctic Skua and 12 Great Skua between 06:40 13:15. (C Moore et al.)

Culdrose: 22 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Grey Wagtail and 4 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Helston: 2 Dipper at Lowertown. (D Wright)

Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs again from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road SX 427608, also 25 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 35 Dunlin, 15 Greenshank, a Common Sandpiper and a Kingfisher on the falling tide this evening. (S Cox)

Rosemullion Headland: 21 Turnstone, 28 Oystercatcher, 14 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 4 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Kestrel at Prisk Cove. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Wheatear, 2 Rock Pipit. (J St Ledger)

Par: 10 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, Oystercatchers and one Pheasant on Spit Beach this evening. (N Climpson)

Siblyback Lake: Black Tern still at 19:45, also 3 juv (flava) Yellow Wagtail. (R Davey)

St Ives: Sabine’s Gull, Great Shearwater, 15 Balearic Shearwater and 20 Sooty Shearwater between 10:30 & 14:00.

Cape Cornwall: Wryneck 50m north of Carn Gloose.